East Bay/Oakland office market reports

Q3 2022: Major tech companies that had expanded into the Oakland market pre-pandemic have reversed direction over the past couple of quarters. Hybrid and work-from-home trends continue to hamper office occupancy rates. However, Oakland saw less increase in availability overall due to professional services tenant makeup who are showing a greater return to the office versus tech.

- 248,252 sf

Net Absorption

As more companies decreased their office footprint to accommodate hybrid and remote-first workplaces net absorption reversed direction this quarter.

Vacancy Rate

Vacancy continues an upwards trend for the twelfth consecutive quarter as unoccupied space increases across the East Bay.
6.2 msf

Available Square Feet

With several companies downsizing office needs or going fully remote, the amount of office square feet available to the East Bay market continues to build.
$4.41 psf

Average Asking Rate

Full service monthly Class A asking rents spiked in Q3 2022 due to a surge in available premium office space coming back onto the market.
25.9 msf


Office inventory remained steady this quarter with no new office projects under construction.

Investment Volume

In Q3 2022, investment volume was non-existent as buyers remain on the sidelines awaiting clarity in the market.

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